Talks:

"Speech synthesis technologies for individuals with vocal disabilities: Voice banking and reconstruction",
YAMAGA R&D, Hamamatsu, Japan, July 2012

“Voice data streams for HMM-based speech synthesis”,
Google London, UK, May 2012

"HMM-based speech synthesis adapted to listener’s and talker’s conditions"
Invited talk, The Listening Talker Workshop, Edinburgh, UK, May 2012
http://listening-talker.org/workshop/

"Text-to-speech synthesis"
TH:A Application of Speech Technology, Summer School in Granada , Spain
http://ceres.ugr.es/THA/eng/index.html
July 2011

"New and emerging applications of speech synthesis"
SCALE workshop, Edinburgh
June 2011

"New and emerging applications of speech synthesis"
Speech synthesis seminar series, University of Cambridge, UK,
February 2011

"New and emerging applications of speech synthesis"
Tutorial, The International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing, Taiwan
November 2010
http://conf.ncku.edu.tw/iscslp2010/Tutorial.htm

"New and emerging applications of speech synthesis"
Nokia Research Center, Beijing, China
September 2010

"1000s voices and attractive voices for speech synthesis"
Signal processing laboratory (Aholab), University of the Basque country, Bilbao, Spain
September 2010

"Recent development and applications of HMM-based speech synthesis"
iFlytek and University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
April 2009

“Hundreds of Voices for HMM-based Speech Synthesis – Building TTS Systems on ASR Corpora,”
2nd One Day Meeting on Unified Models for Speech Recognition and Synthesis,
Department of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Birmingham, March 2009.

“HMM-based expressive speech synthesis: Towards TTS with arbitrary speakers, speaking styles and emotions”
Telecommunications Forum,
ftw., Jan. 2008.

“Model Adaptation Approach to Speech Synthesis with Diverse Voice and Styles”
Nuance, Feb. 2007.

“Model Adaptation Approach to Speech Synthesis with Diverse Voice and Styles”
One day meeting on unified Models for Speech Recognition and Synthesis,
Department of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering The University of Birmingham, Jan. 2007.

“Model Adaptation Approach to Speech Synthesis with Diverse Voice and Styles”
The Speech and Hearing Research Group, University of Sheffield, Dec. 2006.


PhD thesis:
“Average-Voice-Based Speech Synthesis”
Tokyo Institute of Technology , March 2006.
(Tejima Doctoral Dissertation Award)